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Welcome to Penn Global Alumni and Alumni Clubs

With over 25,000 alumni living outside the United States, the University of Pennsylvania truly has a global presence in just about any community in the world.  Moreover, Penn Alumni can be found leading organizations of every type all over the globe ranging from large corporations, to government offices, and small local associations.  Penn alumni are using their education and experience to make a difference in their home country and beyond.  Penn’s alumni pride also can be found around the world as exhibited by the many volunteer leaders who work diligently to serve Penn as alumni interviewers, club leaders, and local ambassadors.

In Penn’s diverse community of engaged citizens, Penn’s Regional Clubs include over 120 clubs around the world offering alumni the chance to reconnect, to attend lively events and to get involved in collaborative initiatives that impact people and communities.  Club activities range in size and topics, from discussions featuring Penn Integrates Knowledge faculty members at Engaging Minds programs to intimate salon-style conversations, from celebratory happy hours to Penn sports viewing parties and from community and neighborhood service projects to group trips in the great outdoors. Penn Alumni Regional Clubs are charged with providing alumni with a variety of ways to connect to Penn from their own backyard.  Events are sponsored and organized in large part by Penn Alumni volunteers and leaders.

For a listing of current Penn Clubs and School specific clubs around the world, please visit the Alumni and Alumni Club section of the Global Activity Map

Alumni Making a Global Impact

  • Name:  Enrique Mallea

    Country:  Argentina

    Current Global Engagement: I've been involved in the oil and Gas Business for more than twenty years managing from small to large international Companies such as Petrolera el Trébol and YPF.  Currently, I´m the CEO for Southern Latin American operations for Aggreko, a UK public company with operations in 100 countries.  I've also been involved in the M&A activity in the energy sector as a broker and adviser. In the past, I have represented Latin America international telco group Hutchison and Whampoa from Hong Kong and managing two wireless telco operator companies in Argentina and Paraguay. I´m also sitting on professional boards of local enterprises.  I'm fluent in English and working knowledge of French and Portuguese.  I enjoy outdoor activities and sports and traveling around the world.

Q & A

  1. What books would you recommend to others?
    • The Bible.
  2. What is your fondest memory of Penn?
    • Class interaction and friendship.
  3. What is the one thing that all visitors in your city must do, or see?
    • A tango show.
  4. Looking back, what advice would you now want to give to yourself while you were at Penn?
    • Be more social and build more relationships.
  5. What have you done or are doing now that you believe have the most impact?
    • Building companies.
  6. Who inspires you?
    • The idea of legacy to world, country, family.
  7. What is your favorite Penn tradition?
    • Visiting every 10 years for the reunion.
  8. What were your favorite classes and/or professors?
    • Robert Mundhein in Corporations and Finance.
  9. What student groups did you participate in when you were at Penn?
    • Latin group, Penn Law, Rugby
  10. Where did you hangout off campus?
    • Center City
  11. When you travel do you prefer window or aisle?
    • Aisle
  • Global Activity Map
  • Global Activity Map
  • An interactive map that showcases global opportunities for students, global activities of faculty, and the global reach of our alumni.

Penn Alumni Travel

Penn Alumni Travel offers a wide variety of tours to destinations around the world. Trips provide a rich travel experience thanks to their educational character, unique access to special lectures with Penn faculty, and the camaraderie of like-minded intellectually curious travelers. To find out more, please visit the Penn Alumni Travel site.